Hockey Insider Reveals Injured Leaf Matthew Knies was back on the Ice

Published May 10, 2023 at 7:41

The Toronto Maple Leafs are on the verge of being ousted by the Florida Panthers, lagging 3-0 in their best-of-seven series.

The team suffered a major blow on Sunday, attracting relentless media scrutiny. The core of the team, in particular, has faced harsh criticism for their perceived lackluster performance throughout the series.

However, a ray of hope might be on the horizon for the Leafs. Renaud Lavoie, a respected hockey insider, recently revealed on social media that Leafs forward Matthew Knies was back on the ice on Tuesday.

Knies has been out of the lineup since getting slammed into the ice from Panthers forward Sam Bennett, leading to concussion symptoms. The Leafs then shared Knies would likely miss the remainder of the series.

Knies' arrival on the team right before the playoffs has been a revitalizing force. His elevation to the top line significantly boosted the Leafs, and his potential clearance to return to the game will undeniably uplift the morale of Leafs Nation.

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